What is an ASC?
An ASC is the acryonym for an ambulatory surgery center. ASCs are regulated by the Arkansas Department of Health and CMS (Medicare). These facilities are used by practitioners to perform procedures that allow patients to return home the same day. They have proven track records of providing quality care at a competitive price.
What do they provide?
- Cost Effective Care: They provide a cost-effective alternative to hospitals for both patients and insurance companies.
- Quality Care: ASCs participate in quality reporting and our patient outcomes show very low rates of complications, including infections.
- Convenience: They are conveniently located for patients and have shorter wait times than in patient facilities
Specialties and Procedure examples performed at ASCs
- Gastroenterology: Colonoscopy
- Pain Management: Pain Injections
- General Surgery: Gall Bladder Removal
- Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery: Breast Augmentation
- Orthopaedic: ACL Repair
- Neurology: Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures
- Ophthalmology: Cataract Extraction
- Urology: Cystoscopy
- Otolaryngology (ENT): Ear Tube Insertion
- Gynecology: Endometrial Ablation
- Dental: Dental Care with sedation
- Podiatry: Bunionectomy